Threads: Open Crit

Threads Micro-residency is a day of artist-led activity at Ideas Test! Visit throughout the day (11am-4pm) to see the artists’ progress and to discuss the work.
There will also be an open critique on the same day (from 6pm to 7.30pm). Artists or creatives can bring their own work, work in progress or ideas to explore in a peer-to-peer format.

Threads: Micro Residency

 Artist Camilla Bliss. Photo: Emily Parris   Threads aims to increase recognition of artist-led activity in East Kent. Five artists will be occupying Ideas Test for a day to create, explore and develop their artistic practice. You are invited to visit throughout the day (11am-4pm) to see their progress and to talk about the work…. Continue Reading

Talent Match Photography Programme: Exhibition

Talent Match South East has been working in collaboration with Ideas Test and Benjamin Film Photography to deliver a 6-week photographic project in Swale. These photographs, taken by young people, are being shown in a  special one-day exhibition at No.34 on Tuesday 19th June between 11am and 4pm. The project was for those who had been out of… Continue Reading

Marissa Mardon: Landing At Dawn

Across May and June, we are exhibiting Medway artist Marissa Mardon’s new work – a painting entitled Landing at Dawn. It depicts the 5th Brigade Headquarters and Signal Squadron landing at San Carlos Water on the west coast of East Falkland on 2nd June 1982.

Fragility and Tension by Rosie Melville

Fragility and Tension expresses the emotions and physical sensations experienced from living with depression, chronic pain and chronic fatigue syndrome. This is shown through the choice of materials, and the form of the piece, as the weight of the semi porcelain slip pulls on the webs of wild silk.

Simon Martin: Your Town – One Year On

Photographer Simon Martin returns, one year on, to turn No.34 into a temporary portrait studio, as part of his ongoing project about Sittingbourne – Your Town.
The resulting photographs will be exhibited at No.34 throughout December and into January 2018.